CFP: “Pre-Health Humanities” (J Medical Humanities)

CALL FOR PAPERS Special Issue of the Journal of Medical Humanities: “Pre-Health Humanities” Guest Editors:  Sarah Berry and Erin Lamb We invite submissions for a special issue of the Journal of Medical Humanities that will explore the expanding field of…

Dreger Resigns from Northwestern

Reported today in Inside Higher Ed: A second faculty member has resigned from Northwestern University over its medical school’s reaction to a provocative article published in a faculty journal. “It’s so petty — that’s what I kept saying — it’s a…

CFP: Bodies of Art: Music, Literature, and Disability

CFP:  Bodies of Art: Music, Literature, and Disability Misericordia University (Dallas, PA) Saturday, April 9, 2016 CFP Deadline: October 1, 2015 The Department of Fine Arts and the Department of English at Misericordia University invite submissions of paper and panel…

CFP: How Medical Humanities is Building Bridges to the Future of Medicine

Call for Proposals: How Medical Humanities is Building Bridges to the Future of Medicine (Bundoran, Ireland, January 13-16, 2016) Papers on the topic of the influence of Medical Humanities on the current and changing state of medicine are invited to…

TC Med Hum Health Studies Session Included in Presidential Theme Sessions

This just in from the mother ship: [TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies Forum} session 565, “Keywords in Medical Humanities and Health Studies,” [approved and submitted] for possible inclusion in this year’s presidential theme, Literature and Its Publics: Past, Present, and…

CFP: AIDS at 35 (ACLA 2016)

This call is for a seminar to be held as part of the American Comparative Literature Association annual meeting in Boston, MA (March 17-20, 2016). The year 2016 marks the 35th anniversary of the New York Times article that announced…

CFP: Religion and Medicine: Healing the Body and Soul from the Middle Ages to the Modern Day

Religion and Medicine: Healing the Body and Soul from the Middle Ages to the Modern Day (Birkbeck, 15-16 July 2016) In the contemporary Western world, religion and medicine are increasingly separated, but through much of history they have been closely…

CFP: SAHMS Sixteenth Annual Meeting

SAHMS Sixteenth Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 17-19, 2016 Call for Papers The Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) will hold its sixteenth annual meeting on March 17-19, 2016, at the University of Nevada, Las…

CFP: Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Popular Culture (PCA-ACA National)

Popular Culture Association-American Culture Association National Conference (Popular and American Culture Associations) March 21-25 2016, Seattle WA DEADLINE: October 1, 2015 The “Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture” area for the 2016 Popular and American Culture Association meeting in…

CFP: “Love’s Labors: Representing Caregiving in the Family”

Call for Papers:  Special Issue of the Journal of Medical Humanities Edited by Carol Schilling (Haverford College) and Mark Osteen (Loyola University Maryland) For a Special Issue of JMH tentatively titled “Love’s Labors: Representing Caregiving in the Family,” we seek…

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